Tag Archives: Book Reviews

Book Review – Longbourn by Jo Baker

Longbourn by Jo Baker My rating: 2 of 5 stars To be honest, I rarely read any Jane Austen books that aren’t written by Jane Austen. I just find it so hard not to be disappointed when a modern author … Continue reading

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Children’s Book Week and the Joys of Reading Aloud

This week is Children’s Book Week. It seems so appropriate to me that it should start so soon after Mother’s Day because my mom instilled a love of reading in me by reading to me and my sisters. Of course, … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce My rating: 2 of 5 stars In the interest of full disclosure, James Joyce and I have a somewhat complicated relationship. For all that I was born and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

The Annotated Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen My rating: 4 of 5 stars I was thrilled to receive a copy of the Annotated Northanger Abbey for Christmas because N.A. is one of the few Jane Austen books I hadn’t already … Continue reading

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Book Review – Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley My rating: 3 of 5 stars I have just finished reading Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and in lieu of a review, I would like to take this moment to say a few things to its main character, … Continue reading

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Pablo Neruda Love Poems and Bracelet

The more I read of Pablo Neruda’s gorgeous poetry, the more I fall in love with his work. I just finished reading Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair and it was simply incredible. (You can read my full … Continue reading

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